Hecatomb

Definition of Hecatomb

Hec´a`tomb
n.1.(Antiq.) A sacrifice of a hundred oxen or cattle at the same time; hence, the sacrifice or slaughter of any large number of victims.
More than a human hecatomb.
- Byron.

Related Words

ritual killing, sacrifice
Word:

Browse

Hebdomatical
Hebe
Heben
Hebenon
Hebetate
Hebetation
Hebete
Hebetude
Hebraic
Hebraically
Hebraism
Hebraist
Hebraistic
Hebraistically
Hebraize
Hebrew
Hebrew calendar
Hebrewess
Hebrician
Hebridean
-Hecatomb-
Hecatompedon
Hecdecane
Heck
Heck board
Heck box
Heckerism
Heckimal
Heckle
heckling
Hectare
Hectic
Hectic fever
Hectocotylized
Hectocotylus
Hectogram
Hectogramme
Hectograph
Hectoliter
Hectometer
Hector
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy